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Youth Worker/Teaching Assistant - Harrow

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Job description

Have you got experience as a Youth Worker or Behaviour Mentor?

Do you want to make a difference helping vulnerable children return to school?

We have a rewarding and challenging new role starting immediately or in September 2019 in recently opened primary school in Harrow working closely with primary aged pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

A job at this school is both a motivating and inspiring experience where you are able to create opportunities and make a real difference in a young child's future. Work closely with a highly trained team of teachers, mental health and therapeutic specialists along with parents and families, to develop personalised, dynamic support to primary aged children.

Join a new school in Harrow as a teaching assistant with a mission that every child can learn and enjoy a fulfilling school life, regardless of their social, emotional and mental health needs.

The school are looking for youth workers, social workers, support workers who are confident supporting children aged 5 to 11 with engaging learning and support programmes in classes of up to 5 pupils. The school will be holding trial days and interviews during June and July with the expected start of successful teaching assistants to be in September 2019.

  • EYFS and Primary departments (aged 5 - 11 years old)
  • Work closely with and support children with social difficulties linked to trauma, disadvantaged backgrounds and mental health diagnosis

Experience working with vulnerable children, youth work, mental health, foster care, challenging behaviour, childhood trauma, pupil referral units, mainstream primary schools, alternative learning provisions or with outreach work would be ideal due to the needs of the pupils.

Why you should work at this school:

  • Build your career within a school with a innovative outlook to support pupils with behavioural needs
  • Monday to Friday role starting in September 2019 with permanent contract offers based on individual merit
  • Early Years and primary department with a prospective secondary department due to open by 2020
  • On-site chef who cooks breakfast daily for staff and students who eat together each morning
  • Team based environment - SLT, parents, therapists and teaching assistants work together to create engaging learning and support plans
  • Local to Wembley Park Station with accessible transport across Brent, Harrow, Ealing and Central West London
  • Newly built sensory room, Adventure Room, Music Room and Playground to support pupil needs
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